The 22nd Annual Jacksonville FOODFIGHT once again made its mark on the fight against hunger – raising more than $92,000, or the equivalent of 644,000 meals for people in need, when it was held on June 7 at the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
More than 1,200 attendees enjoyed samplings from 65 of the First Coast’s finest restaurants, caterers and beverage wholesalers at the Touchdown Club East, spending three hours at Jacksonville’s biggest party of the year. A silent auction, live entertainment and exciting motorcycle raffle rounded out the evening.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Second Harvest North Florida teamed with WJXT on Thursday, June 14, to raise nearly 11,000 pounds of food for neighbors in need through the station’s annual Shredder Day event.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The 11th annual design/build event Canstruction® enjoyed one of its most successful years to date in its first appearance at the Jacksonville International Airport. The design competition featured five structures on display for three high-volume weeks, including The PLAYERS Championship.
WHO: Young professionals, 40 & under
WHEN: Meet bi-monthly
JetSet is a talented group of rising professionals who have joined together to further Lutheran Social Service’s overall mission of providing services to the needy in our community.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Ready. Set. FOODFIGHT! Fine food and spirits will abound – along with a festive battle for best culinary presentation – on Thursday, June 7, when the 22nd Annual Jacksonville FOODFIGHT™ takes place at EverBank Field’s Touchdown Club East. This year's event will bring together more than 60 of the First Coast's finest restaurants, caterers and beverage wholesalers for a friendly competition where partygoers prove to be the biggest winners.
In Washington, the House of Representatives voted today 218 to 199 to approve a deficit reduction measure that includes a drastic $36 billion cut to SNAP. This is the same cut that was approved by the House Budget Committee on Monday, May 7, and by the House Agriculture Committee on April 18. The complete deficit reduction package would generate savings largely from deep cuts to programs that assist low-income families.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Wednesday, April 25, nearly 300 CSX employees gathered at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena to participate in the first Second Harvest volunteer experience “On The Go.” The result was a high-intensity three-workout that produced enough ready-to-deliver food items for more than 86,000 meals.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - One of the greatest challenges in the fight against hunger in the United States today is a food system that supplies nutritious foods into our communities – but not equally into every neighborhood. Food deserts – or areas where grocery stores don’t exist or aren’t accessible to the residents who live there – are too common, even in Jacksonville, Fla. The problem affects thousands of households.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The 11th annual design/build event Canstruction® is relocating to the Jacksonville International Airport for three high-volume weeks, including The PLAYERS Championship.
“We are excited about this new partnership with the Jacksonville International Airport and the way it will allow us to educate travelers about the growing issue of domestic hunger,” Second Harvest Executive Director Bruce Ganger said.